Will of John Good

Will Translation
In the name of god amen: In the year of our lord god 1549 and upon the 8th day of the month of September I John Good of Flecknoe in the parish of Wolfhamcote whole of mind & sick in body make my will in this manner & form following:
· First I bequeath my soul unto almighty God to our blessed lady his mother & to all the holy company in heaven & my body to be buried in the churchyard of St Peters at Wolfhamcote.
· It I bequeath to the high altar 12d
· It To Thomas my son the best cow that I have, the best calf, 10 sheep & the greatest pan
· It To Thomas Good the son of Richard Good the blossoms heifer of 3 years of age, a brass pot & 3s gift
· It To Agnes Good A weaning calf
· It To 5 daughters of Richard Good a wheat land off long meadows
· It To Harry Good the son of Richard Good a wheat land off hosesladforlong, a barley land off Littleleyforlong, A peat land of brokeforlong
· It to Nicholas Good, John & William to any one of them a sheep
· It to John Kene Thomas & Richard a barley land off greatsell
· It to William Abbatt’s children of every any one of them a sheep
· It to John Abbatts my suster the blossoms heifer of 2 years of age
· It to Elizabeth Fest my servant a sheep
· It To Richard Brown my servant s sheep
· It I give my wheat stock, one half of it to Margaret my wife the other half to Thomas & Richard my brothers & they to part it equally among their children
· It To any godchild that I have 4d
· It To any house within the parish at my departing 2 pennyworth of bread
· It To William Good & Harry my brothers children of Frankton a horse, Foal.
The rest of my goods not bequeathed I give this whole unto Margaret my wife whom I make my whole executer & I make Master Thomas Andrews my landlord, Thomas Good & Richard my brothers to be overseers so this my will be performed witness hereof Thomas Shalte, Harry Good, William Shenston with no other & I give to Master Andrews my hand
This is the inventory of the
goods & chattels that were John Good’s
of Flecknoe lately deceased praised
by Thomas Letts of Flecknoe, Thomas
Shalte, Richard Good and Thomas
Koberby of the same townFirst in the hall

A table, a chair, the bench and a form praised at   16
It A hammery praised at   20
In the Chamber
First 2 coverlets, 3 blankets, a mattress & 2 bolsters at  10
It 5 pair of flaxen sheets and 5 pair of h**den sheets at  12
It 3 bordclothes, 3 towels and 3 pillow cases praised at    2
It 2 covers & 3 bedsteads  20
In the Kitchen & the Backhouse
First 2 brass pans, a little pan and 2 brass pots praised at  16
It 2 charchers 2 platters 3 pewter dishes praised at    4
It 4 saucers, 3 salt sellers, A chafy dish and 3 candlesticks praised at    2
It A pipe, a pair of cupboards and a Brandyren praised at    16
It 3 lomys, 4 fidyleb, A kytt and a kymnell praised at    2
It 6 treen dishes, 3 treen platters, a dozen of trenschers, weather implements
praised at     8
It tooleyther bottles, a frying pan, and a heychell praised at     7
It 3 scythes, 3 peat hooks, 2 pitchforks, 2 markeforks, a stadp, a sholl, an axe and
a nalvoforo, a handsaw praised at    12
It A ceefe, a redell. a sfotell, and a half Steyffe praised at         4
It 2 wenoclothes, 3 sacks at    4
In the Barns
First 6 Fcars of wheat and 12 Fcars of barley praised at 5
It The peat & the hay praised at 4
It A cart, a plough, 3 harrows at  16
It 3 mares, a colt & a foal at 3
It 5 oxen, 2 heifers, 3 steer bullocks praised at 4  10
It l0 sheep praised at vmetks
It 3 hogs & 5 sows praised at    8
It 6 geese, 6 ducks, 8 hens and a fo cock praised at     3    3
It The wood in the yard praised at    6   8

Total £24  12s   7d

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